Student tend to have a difficult time with participles. But when they learn how to process through them, they can be so much fun. I've attached a participle flow chart they I have used when teaching students to translate participles. The one main problem students have is that they see the participle flow chart and they panic. It looks too confusing and complicated and they just "give up" mentally.
In the participle videos to follow, I will walk you through using this flow chart for different types of participles. Here is the chart.